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UNION and industry representatives have called for the UK Government to cut taxes to help save the North Sea oil industry following the crisis triggered by a dramatic slump in the price of a barrel of crude. Read more ...

via Heraldscotland
21 Dec 2014

Russia US Sanctions and Stupid CIA Oil Wars

They now try a rerun of their 1986 Saudi oil price collapse strategy to topple Putin, Maduro in Venezuela and Iran according to informed reports from reliable Washington researcher Wayne Madsen. Cold War worked from 1946-1990 to stabilize their imperial grip on global power over Western Europe, the Third World, Japan and Asia. Then the US Congress [...] Read more ...

via Journal-neo
21 Dec 2014

China Tests Nuclear ICBMs, US Analyst Warns

China carried out a long-range missile flight test on Saturday using multiple, independently targetable reentry vehicles, or MIRVs, according to U.S. defense officials. As The Washington Free Beacon reports, the test of a new DF-41 missile, China’s longest-range intercontinental ballistic missile, marks the first test of multiple warhead capabili [...] Read more ...

via Zerohedge
21 Dec 2014

Addressing the Food, Water, and Energy Nexus: Transatlantic Perspectives and Africa’s Great Chance

The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges.Founded in 1961, the Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic shifts in economic and political influence that are shaping the twenty-first century by ed [...] Read more ...

via Atlanticcouncil
21 Dec 2014

What Does Business Want From TTIP?

Earlier this week, a coalition of EU and U.S. business organizations representing countless thousands of businesses of all sizes in every sector of the economy on both sides of the Atlantic (the “Employers’ Group”) presented the Economic and Social Committee of the European Parliament with an [...] Read more ...

via Ghy
21 Dec 2014